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Woman struggles with weight her whole life. Woman tries to lose weight many times, trying everything from fad diets to dangerous pills. Woman is not successful. If she happens to lose weight, she regains it and more. Woman realizes she must not really want to lose weight or she would ?just do... Full Bio
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A Quick Health Update by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss My meeting with Dr. Monaco was at once wonderful and terrifying. He pretty much confirmed (as much as can without the results of blood work and saliva tests) that I am est ... Read on »
A Really Good Reason To Lie: It’s Not What You Think by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss   A woman I know recently pulled me aside and apologized for lying to me a couple of years ago. When she told me what she had lied about (because I had no clue ... Read on »
A Series of Goodbyes by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’ve been thinking about how many times I’ve said “goodbye” to my Dad since he died on New Year’s Eve. I said goodbye to him the minute I found out he’d had a heart attack a ... Read on »
Acceptance, Superstorm Sandy Style by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’m not a daily blogger and there are times when I go nearly two weeks without a blog post if I don’t have anything to say. This time it’s because I don’t have electr ... Read on »
Aches & Pains (& A Giveaway) by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss So I know comparing myself to others steals my joy and all of that, but there are days when I read or hear about someone jumping out of bed and going for a run (or so ... Read on »
Acknowledging Dark, Ugly And Irrational by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Self-Punishment by Allen Vandever This was going to be a post about how I had learned to NOT be attached to outcomes. I’ve been trying to write it for we ... Read on »
After AFTER by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Although I have continued to blog here since publishing my book, AFTER (the before & after) , and regular readers pretty much know the ins and outs of my journ ... Read on »
Aimless, Arbitrary, Designless, Haphazard, Incidental by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss In other words, random thoughts, observations, and stuff that caught my eye: Possible Solutions: 1) Solve the problem 2) Change your emotional reaction to ... Read on »
All The Beautiful + Thought-Provoking Things by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss When you stand in the light of your best self, and you shine that light into the world, sometimes you will hit dark corners. And in those corners or dark areas ther ... Read on »
An Ah-Ha Moment For The Record Books by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss “Letting go doesn’t mean giving up, but rather accepting that there are things that cannot be.” “It takes more strength to let go than it does to hold on.” You kno ... Read on »
An Interview With An Old Friend (And A Give-Away) by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I met Raphael Calzadilla (RC) back in 2005 when I joined a once-popular dieting website. He was the moderator and chief fitness and motivation expert on the Exercise ... Read on »
An Ode To Real Women by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Real women do indeed have curves, and real women also have visible ribs and jutting hipbones. Real women shave their legs, or not. Real women have silky blond ... Read on »
An Unexpected Lesson In Mastery (Or, Why Do We Tell Ourselves Bullshit Stories?) by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss What if you are not… …broken …incomplete …too fat …too weak …stuck …pathetic …too busy …[fill in the blank] …or any of the other b ... Read on »
And I Bet You Thought You Knew All There Was To Know by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss “We can see a few tweets or a blog post or a Facebook status from someone and think we’ve got them all figured out. So much nuance can be lost in the midst of snippet ... Read on »
And now for something completely different… by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss When I attended Fitbloggin last month I was exposed to a whole new side of blogging: companies love to have bloggers use and review their products! After the conference I ... Read on »
And The Winner Is… by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss …#17 (Kathryn) Check your email inbox for directions on how to claim your Bamboo Water Bottle. For those who didn’t win, a reminder: Bamboo Water Company is ... Read on »
And The Winner Is… by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss …Lesa! Please use the contact form to send me your mailing address and I will send you copies of “ 150 Pounds Gone Forever: How I Lost Half My Size And You Can Too “ ... Read on »
And The Winner… by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss …of Raphael Calzadilla’s eBook   The Power of Healing Through Fitness & Nutrition: 8 Weeks To Lasting Weight Loss  is… …Brenda! Congratulations!! I’ll be in touch ... Read on »
Anhedonia. Anhe-WHAT? by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss On New Year’s Eve Tim and I took a walk to the beach (we try and do this at least once a week, all year long). He wanted to discuss ideas for things we’d like to do ( ... Read on »
Another Stop On The (Naturo)Path by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss (Please note that this blog post discusses female bodily function. If you are squeamish and/or don’t care to read about such subjects, stop now.) I had a second visit ... Read on »